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19 views

EFS - how to disallow encrypted files on network share?

I have two servers, both on domain, both Windows Server 2008 R2, to my eye almost identically configured. Server1 allows to copy encrypted files to his network shares, Server2 gives error when trying ...
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1answer
26 views

Give users access to Set-Mailbox command to change -ProhibitSendReceiveQuota -Prohibit SendQuota and -IssueWarning in Exchange 2010

Is it possible to give users access to Set-Mailbox command to change -ProhibitSendReceiveQuota -ProhibitSendQuota and -IssueWarning parameters on every mailbox on Exchange server 2010 without giving ...
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0answers
2 views

Dual boot windows and linux and hyper-V [migrated]

I'm a student networking and for the windows part we will have to set up some networks using Windows 8 and Windows Server 2008 R2. We will need to use Hyper-V. My laptop is currently in a dual boot ...
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2answers
95 views

Old instance of file downloaded instead of actual file

My website is hosted in Windows server 2008 R2. We have a software for which updates are downloaded using winsock from our websites. It works properly for all customers(more than 20000 for last few ...
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1answer
80 views

Managing CBS.log files on Windows 2008R2?

Whilst auditing disk space on our Windows 2008R2 farm we noticed that some servers had quite large C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.log files (~1.5GB). I was under the impression that this particular log file ...
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1answer
47 views

Server restarted while rebuilding array, what to do? [closed]

It's a HP ProLiant DL380 Generation 7, that has four hard drives, one is dead, I suppose that another one is dead too, but is there any way to force the array to rebuild again? The server has ...
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0answers
40 views

Getting the `The application failed to initialize properly`/3221225794 error executing a batch file

There is a scheduled task that is attached to a custom event in the EventLog, it executes the lines below: reconnect.cmd c:\windows\system32\rasphone -f "phone_book.pbk" -d "vpn_connection" ...
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1answer
40 views

Is there a command to send Windows Error Reports (WER)?

Is there a command that will Report All Queued Windows Error Reports? This can be done manually by going to the Action Center->Expanding Maintenance->Clicking Check For Solutions, we'd like to ...
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2answers
134 views

Windows Server 2012 R2 in a Windows Server 2008 R2 domain

Can a server running Windows Server 2012 R2 (file server, app server, etc.) exist on a network with Windows Server 2008 R2 domain controllers, or do the DC's need to be upgraded first?
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3answers
251 views

Can a user see the Active Directory computer description in the Windows network browser?

This may qualify as another Stupid Question from someone fairly inexperienced in Active Directory, but I've noticed a handy "Description" field for computers in the Active Directory Users and ...
4
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1answer
63 views

Changing password expiration policy at next password change

We have a password policy with a maximum password age of 180 days. For various reasons we need to change it to 90 days, with a minimum impact for the users. Our users are normally warned about the ...
3
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0answers
81 views

Check that a given user has a given priviledge

Given a pair of a user and a privilege I need to determine if a user have the privilege on the server. The following is true in my setup: The server is a part of a domain but not a domain controller ...
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1answer
95 views

What is the default working directory for a scheduled task in Windows 2008 R2?

Trying to figure out where the output of a long running scheduled task is being saved. Presumably, it's in the working directory of the task. Unfortunately, the "Start in" option was not set. The ...
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0answers
55 views

Inconsistent IIS access across subnets/sites

Good morning everyone. I have a strange IIS issue I could use some assistance with. Site setup: 2 * Exchange 2010 CAS servers running in a CAS array with WNLB on subnet A 2 * Exchange 2010 CAS ...
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votes
2answers
81 views

Domain Account Does Not Receive Proper Se Privledges from Group Policies

I am attempting to install software that requires SeBackupPrivilege, SeDebugPrivilege, and SeSecurityPrivilegebut I cannot seem to get my Domain Account to retrieve these specific privileges. I ...
1
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2answers
82 views

Does there exist a software-based virtual graphics driver?

I am trying to set up a Server 2008 R2 terminal server as a Hyper-V VM on a brand new Cisco UCS blade running Server 2012 R2. I need the terminal server to support modern display resolutions at ...
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0answers
37 views

datatstax opscenter v 4.1.2 short-os collection failed

I've installed Datastax opscenter v4.1.2. It was bundled with Datastax Cassandra Community edition version 2.0.8. I'm running these on Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit. When I open opscenter all ...
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0answers
43 views

No system notifications sounds on RemoteDesktop/RemoteApp

Ok, I want to enable sound on Remote Desktop Session Host, and I actually did. 'Audio and video playback' is un-disabled in connection settings, Win Audio and Win Audio Endpoint Builder services are ...
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1answer
406 views

Windows 2008 R2 Server Security Log filling with event 521

I understand that status code 0xc0000008 means Invalid Handle. How do you resolve this issue (besides a restart)? What is the best way to determine the cause for this? Log Name: Security ...
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2answers
54 views

Why does the size of a backup differ from Windows Server Backup's snap-in and what's actually on disk?

I've been testing out Windows Server Backup solution on a 2008r2 server. I've scheduled a daily backup covering everything on C:, bare metal and a couple of folders. When I open the snap-in, it ...
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1answer
45 views

Failing disk on Windows Server 2008 combined with boot problems, how to solve?

Ok, I really hope that someone can help me out here. I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 at Hetzner. It is configured in Raid 1, however the server has turned out to have some problems and will now only ...
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1answer
69 views

Unable to determine forest/domain functional level

I already have a domain controller setup on Wind2k8 R2 Standard and am trying to get another system running on Win2k8 R2 Enterprise to also become another domain controller for the same domain. For ...
0
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1answer
202 views

Unable to install Certificate Enrolment Policy Web Service

I'm running on Windows 2k8 Enterprise edition, and when adding the Active Directory Certificate Services, I don't see the option to add the Certificate Enrolment Policy Web service in the dialog box. ...
0
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1answer
183 views

Unable to install Network Deployment Enrollment Services (NDES)

I'm trying to install NDES on a Win2k8 R2 server, but I can't see the option. I've already added a user to IIS_IUSRS, and that user as sufficient priveleges since it is a part of the Administrator ...
4
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1answer
102 views

On server 2008 R2 shutdown not enough time to save all Hyper-V VMs

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 host with lot of VM's on it. Due to specific usage requirement I need all of the VM's states be saved on server Shutdown but it takes too much time (about 20-25 ...
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3answers
89 views

A Ghost File on my website

We have three IIS 7.5 server running on Windows 2008, R2, 64-bit OS. Recently we have a problem with the two of them in relation to a one .htm file. For some reason the site seems to serve an older ...
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2answers
87 views

Remote administration of hundreds of Windows servers with no Active Directory [closed]

What would be the best approach to remotely manage hundreds of Windows 2008 R2 Servers that are not joined to a central authentication system and/or Active Directory? In the Linux ecosystem there are ...
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4answers
1k views

Is that OK to leave a small endless loop script running on server? [closed]

Looks like I need to update the full scenario here for all. Our users need to pick up whatever they need from our file server to sync to remote location, but users have limited permissions on file ...
3
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1answer
784 views

Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Manager: how to define cause of console pending restart status?

Server Manager in Windows Server 2008 R2 occasionally displays the warning: Console cannot refresh until computer is restarted, and in this state you cannot use Server Manager for adding or removing ...
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2answers
212 views

Change DNS TTL for every records in a zone

I have a forward lookup zone with a lot of A records. If I change the TTL for the zone, it does not apply to records (they keep the previous TTL setting). I have to manually change the TTL for every ...
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0answers
94 views

Restrict windows server 2008 R2 remote mmc

I am looking for a way how to disable remote access to management console of single Windows Server 2008 R2 with least administrative effort. Server is in domain and there is big amount of other ...
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1answer
167 views

Can't get MSMQ to receive messages via FQDN via HTTP

Context - Server 2008 R2 with private queue, IIS setup. Sending messages via HTTP from other computers. [MSMQ is not in the 'default web site'. I changed the ID of my website to 1 to install msmq ...
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1answer
44 views

Trying To Redirect A Share From One Server To A Share On A Different Server

I have a Windows 2008R2 File Server that has multiple shares. What I would like to do is in some way redirect some (not all), of the shares to a different file location. For some of the shares, the ...
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0answers
102 views

Sharepoint 2010 - Uploads take so long they time out

I am trying to upload a 5MB file to our Sharepoint site. It is unbearably slow when it works, but most of the time it just spins for a while until it times out. I have increased the timeout on IIS but ...
0
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0answers
86 views

Possible to assign a user/user group to a single RDS session host in a load-balanced RDS farm?

(Working with 2008 R2 RDS session hosts.) I know this is counter to what load-balancing is intended for but due to various program restrictions I have the need to assign two users to a single RDS ...
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2answers
330 views

Windows Server 2012 (NFS) as storage for ESXi 5.5 problems

Setup: 1 ESXi Server with 12 NIC's 1 Virtual Vcenter on ESXi Server 1 Windows 2012 Server with NFS and 4 NIC's (VM Storage) To-do: Connect 3 NIC's without a switch and team them I set up an ...
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1answer
45 views

Is there any kind of log of configuration changes to a Windows Server? If so, where can I find it?

I'm in the middle of troubleshooting an error with one of my Windows Server 2008 R2 instances, but I'm pretty new to windows server management. As part of troubleshooting this problem, I'm trying to ...
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1answer
99 views

Where is the desktop background stored in a Server 2008 R2 roaming profile?

I'm not sure why this has been so hard for me to find but where, oh where, is the desktop background stored in a roaming profile on Windows Server 2008 R2?
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1answer
264 views

How to find parent process for child process if parent process is terminated

Is there a way to find out which process started a other process even after the parent process is terminated? I tried to find something in the Win32_Process class via PowerShell but I did not find ...
4
votes
2answers
364 views

How do I identify a volume in WMI from a volume name reported in the event log?

I have a Windows 2008R2 server that's reporting the following error: The file system structure on the disk is corrupt and unusable. Please run the chkdsk utility on the volume ...
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1answer
933 views

limit memory usage of users on windows server 2008 r2

We have an IBM server in our research lab with Windows server 2008 R2 OS. Six users log in and use software like MATLAB or R and run their codes. When a bad program takes up too much RAM or CPU usage, ...
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3answers
1k views

Shared Home folders on file server listed as “My Documents”

We have a Windows 2008 R2 file server sharing home folders for about 600 users. These folders are mapped to a shared drive for each user when they log in on their own workstations, and that mapped ...
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1answer
473 views

Unable to ping 127.0.0.1 … except as local Administrator

I'm having this issue with two Server 2008 R2 domain member servers built as VMWare guests. The DCs built at the same time do not have this issue. When I try to ping 127.0.0.1 (or "localhost") when ...
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3answers
314 views

How to copy a huge file to a remote shared folder?

I've using robocopy to copy a 300GB files from one Windows Server to another Windows server over the WAN. However, I keep getting errors after copied several GBs and retrying from start. (for example, ...
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votes
3answers
221 views

Time synchronization in Active directory

I've got issues with time synchronization in a domain. I have DCs that spans time zones, however the PDC is located in a time zone where daylight savings is active, this caused all the additional DCs ...
2
votes
1answer
193 views

Unexpected anonymous login in Windows security logs

I've got a VPS server account for some projects and was just troubleshooting an issue earlier when the following turned up in the logs (among the torrent of bots trying to guess account details...). ...
2
votes
1answer
669 views

How to resolve powershell Error Internal Windows powershell error. Failed 80070002

I have a Windows 2008 R2 SP1 server with all current windows updates. I am attempting to run powershell but it gives the following error: Internal Windows PowerShell error. Loading managed Windows ...
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1answer
262 views

Windows 2008 R2 DHCP - client renewing too frequently

We are running a Windows 2008 R2 DHCP server. We just added a new DHCP server and removed the old one about three weeks ago. I have an employee who is reporting IP conflict errors every day now for ...
0
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2answers
819 views

How do you troubleshoot a PPTP+VPN+RDP freeze-up?

The symptoms are: I am at home. I am trying to dial a PPTP VPN. It connects fine. Pinging from command line in windows shows about a 30% ping success rate when the PPTP vpn is up, 100% ping success ...
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1answer
76 views

RDP to server with invalid cert only works on Windows 2012

I'm trying to RDP to a client's server. When trying from Windows 2008 R2, I get the following error after being prompted for my credentials: When I try from Windows 2012, I get an error about the ...